The Arch Bridge School at Wellspring, a leader in therapeutic education, has been honored as a 2012-2013 National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) School of Excellence.
Bestowed upon only a few select qualified licensed schools in the state of Connecticut, the School of Excellence award is NASET's highest level of recognition and is presented to schools that meet rigorous professional criteria and have demonstrated exceptional dedication, commitment and achievement in the field of special education.
"We strive to provide the highest level of academic support to youth who are struggling with emotional issues and learning disabilities,” shares Ralph Scafariello, Director of Education at The Arch Bridge School at Wellspring. “We are honored to be selected as a School of Excellence and feel that this is a direct reflection of the hard work and dedication of our staff and community supports.”
The Arch Bridge School at Wellspring serves children in grades 1-12 and has earned multiple commendations from the State of Connecticut's Department of Education. The school offers academics and college preparatory courses, allowing students to meet their unique academic objectives while in our day school or residential treatment programs. The Arch Bridge School has a long history of success in serving youth with emotional and psychological issues along with learning vulnerabilities.
At Wellspring and The Arch Bridge School youth develop the skills and resources they need to return to a public school setting, return to home, or enroll in college. For more information about Wellspring and The Arch Bridge School, visit www.wellspring.org.
About Wellspring & The Arch Bridge School
Since its beginning in 1977, Wellspring & the Arch Bridge School has progressively expanded its services to provide residential treatment in a private school environment for children ages 6-13 & adolescent girls on the main campus, residential treatment for adults on their own private campus; extensive outpatient services at two locations; and therapeutic special education school services for residential and day students on the main campus at the Arch Bridge School. Wellspring is a multi-service mental health agency and educational center, licensed by the State of Connecticut and accredited by JCAHO. Wellspring’s excellent reputation for quality care, comprehensive mental health treatment and special education services has accompanied its growth. Learn more at www.wellspring.org.
The National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) is a national membership organization dedicated to rendering all possible support and assistance to those preparing for or teaching in the field of special education. NASET was founded to promote the profession of special education teachers and to provide a national forum for their ideas.
The mission of The National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) is to render all possible support and assistance to professionals who teach children with special needs. NASET seeks to promote standards of excellence and innovation in special education research, practice, and policy in order to foster exceptional teaching for exceptional children. Learn more at www.naset.org.